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The Longest Jump

Wasn't on a Versys. Look at the mods on this XR1200!


2010 XR1200. And he did it twice!

Enslow made the jump Monday aboard a modified Harley-Davidson XR1200 in Sydney, Australi. The jump was broadcast live from Australia via http://www.harleyworldrecordjump.com
Enslow was supposed to make his jump at 9:30am Australia on Tuesday, but hit the ramp 45 minutes early at 8:45am. He cleared 175 feet on the first jump, but because so few media had arrived he opted to repeat the stunt. This time, he gave himself an extra 8.7-foot lead, resulting in a new record jump of 183.7 feet, breaking the record 11-year record by more than 25 feet. That record was once held by the legendary Evel Knievel. “To many, Evel Knievel was the original extreme athlete – long before there were extreme sports,” said Mark-Hans Richer, Harley-Davidson Senior VP and Chief Marketing Officer. “This latest generation of riders still revere Knievel – even as they attempt to smash his records.” The world record was first benchmarked by Evel Knievel in 1975 and recently set by Bubba Blackwell in 1999.

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That is NOT your Daddy's HD!!

I s'pose being a bit older (well, OK, a lot older) and existing with a complete and total lack of testicular fortitude, I'll never understand but . . . how is it that someone could jump 175 feet on a bike and then think to himself (or herself) "hmm, I wonder if I can do better by backing up another 8 or so feet?".

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That's awesome! I remember when Evel did it in Vegas. I lived there at the time, small town then...

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this jumps only 278 feet by Robbie but it took a lot of balls...check out the bounce when he lands.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlPFPuVjuuY
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Wow great to see.I really liked it.I can never imagine also.Good jump.Mind blowing.I think you are expert in doing this.


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Wow the jump was really awesome.Its great to watch the video.thanks for sharing.


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Hats off, awesome jump.

Thanks for sharing.

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You are just adorable and I also like adventures very much. I am feeling very glad that I can have find out this community so that I can know much many things from it. The video you have shared over here is really nice and very much enjoying.
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You are just adorable and I also like adventures very much. I am feeling very glad that I can have find out this community so that I can know much many things from it. The video you have shared over here is really nice and very much enjoying.
Well said.... ahahah, anyway, thats a record for HD for sure. Seth your CRAZY, Robbie you are the MAN!!
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